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Gregg County property values drop sightly

LONGVIEW - It’s not as bad as it could have been. Gregg County property values dropped less than 3 percent in estimates released Thursday by the Gregg Appraisal District.

Hitting the debt ceiling

Tyler, TX — In just a few days there's a political showdown coming about our debt ceiling. We're looking at a debt of more than 14 trillion dollars.

UPDATE: West Rusk teacher arrested for child pornography

RUSK COUNTY — The West Rusk teacher arrested on child porn charges has bond and has been released from the Rusk County Jail.

National train day Saturday

Longview, TX — The City of Longview is joining cities across the nation to host National Train Day festivities celebrating 142 years of transcontinental railroad travel and AMTRAK’s 40th anniversary.

East Texans pray for nation's leaders

EAST TEXAS — It's the 60th National Day of Prayer that takes place on the first Thursday of every May. Many East Texans say at a time when our country is facing so many issues--- prayer is key.

Burn ban lifted in Cherokee County

Cherokee County — Cherokee County officials say the county's burn ban has expired and is therefore lifted. The burn ban lasted 90 days.  

UPDATE: Busted pipes repaired, Hollytree back open

UPDATE: TYLER — A KFXK reporter says the road is completely repaired and the scene has been cleared.

British pop star selected to 'X FACTOR' panel; Dallas auditions up next

British pop superstar Cheryl Cole will join Antonio “L.A.” Reid and Simon Cowell as a judge on THE X FACTOR, the highly anticipated singing competition series debuting this fall on FOX.

The Osama bin Laden Effect

We here at KETK are taking a deeper look at just how much damage was done on that fateful September day. Osama bin Laden may be dead now... But in the ten years since 9/11... how much damage has he done to our economy?

Longview officers nab two vehicle burglary suspects

LONGVIEW — On March 4 at 11:53 p.m., Longview officers responded to a suspicious vehicle call in the 1000 block of McCann Rd. Upon arrival one Officer observed a silver Cadillac leaving the area with two men in the vehicle.